Colfax

Hillmen, Falcons, Eagles Earn Soccer Berths

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released its boys soccer playoff brackets Friday and locally three area teams qualified for the post season. Placer's Hillmen, fresh off their Pioneer ...

Who elected so-called gov?

Well, Moonbeam Brown is at it again. To get elected, the governor said he would not raise taxes. He just signed a bill to charge every homeowner $150 a year for a fire tax. So much ...

Free speech can leave out racism

It’s obvious that racism is alive and well in Placer County. Once again it raises its ugly head in the guise of anonymous notes left on cars (“Have the courage to sign ...

PVL Grid Title Through Colfax? - Not This Year

Before the Pioneer Valley League football season began, Placer High coach Joey Montoya’s belief was that the PVL football championship would run through Colfax. "They've won the ...

Falcons Take Wild, 49-34, Win At Foothill

NORTH HIGHLANDS - Thanks to surviving a wild fourth quarter, the Colfax High football team's playoff hopes are still alive. Trying to become playoff eligible, the Falcons squared t ...

Witness’ health delays ex-Colfax snowboard coach trial

Trial assignment for Belden “Jack” Morgan, a former Colfax snowboard coach and teacher, has been postponed until November because of the health of a witness, said Matthew Bisho ...

Center's "Dynamic Duo" Blisters Falcons

COLFAX – No, that wasn’t Batman and Robin that paid a visit to Marson Stadium here Friday night but you’ll have a hard time trying to convince the Colfax Falcons’ football ...

US elected ice cream scooper

In response to Chuk Lawshe: Democrats elected a community planner (“Shame on Democrats,” Reader Input, Oct. 3)? Well, they also elected an ice cream scooper at Baskin R ...

‘Only’ $231.16 still too much

I am opposed to the new tax for Cal Fire. I just received my Placer County 2012-2013 Secured Property Tax Bill. The last two items are (1) 70700 Placer Hills Fire, Direct Charge $6 ...

Leaders: People need help

Where are our elected state representatives when all of the oil refineries in the state suffer simultaneous production problems? Do they believe this is the real truth? If there ar ...

Opportunistic Bruins Hold Off Falcons, 24-14

COLFAX – Bear River’s Dillon Smith and Colfax’s Michael Wilson spent Friday night filling the air at Marson Stadium with a combined total of 77 passes as the Bruins and Falc ...

Too bad for the public at hearing

The Sept. 17 Midway Heights Water District public hearing on raising monthly service charges, and treated and irrigation water rates, was a lesson in how not to treat your customer ...

Area roundup: Placer girls cruise past Colfax volleyball team in league match

Another Pioneer Valley League match, another sweep for Placer. Raquel Quirarte had a team-high 11 kills, Kirstin Schauble chipped in with seven kills and five aces, and the visitin ...

PVL Primer

For Pioneer Valley League football squads, the preliminaries are over and the hay is in the barn. After six weeks of Pioneer Valley League football teams navigating through their ...

Don’t give in to Moonbeam

I was amused a couple weeks ago when a reporter on T.V. asked Gov. (Jerry) Brown why he was called Moonbeam Brown while he was governor in the late 1960s. (Editor’s note:?Jerry B ...